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Scifi Author and Professional Ghost

Jennifer Finelli (formerly Veldhuyzen)                       jen.finelli.veldhuyzen (at) gmail (dot) com
Job Objective: To share the story that can save the world.


Award-nominated screenwriter and world-traveling science fiction writer with real-world experience as a doctor, autism therapist, reporter, ghost, and nunnery-escapist.


Fiction Experience

Paid Blogging
2012-2013 returning contributor paid pro-rate to all of the above; follow links to view samples.
  •, Fall 2011-present
Paid ghost-blogger for,, Elsevier, Comprehend Systems, ShopWell, WellAware, OnTargetJobs Health, Docstoc, GiftWhip,, Wellness Healing Mayan Medicine,, FoxTranslate, and many, many others.

Ghostwritten, Published Books - client recommendations available upon request
  • Full-length autobiography, 2013
  • 3 'Cliffnotes'-style e-books summarizing great literature, 2013
  • Health food research e-book, 2013

News Experience
Contributor/Freelancer, Jan. 2012-Oct. 2014
Full-time G&P associate editor and HE investigative reporting intern. Covered legislation, corruption, healthcare, and foreign affairs. Increased G&P twitter following by nearly 50%
Volunteer Youth Correspondent. articles on topics ranging from humor to medicine.

Original Academic Research
  • Chinese History Wedding Traditions, UVA East Asian History, Spring 2011
First research of its kind in this subject area. Available upon request.
  • Medieval History Marriage Traditions, UVA Medieval History, Fall 2010
Reviewed primary-source cases in medieval England to investigate reasons for marriages
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis Review, UVA Biomedical Engineering, Spring 2010
Co-Author, Synthesized up-to-date information on etiology, and cures for "flesh-eatingbacteria"
  • Molsoft CD-44 Simulation, UVA Biochem: Published with textbook, Fall 2010
More information available here 

Education and Closing Summary
  • Ponce School of Medicine Class of 2017; University of VA History BS, Biomedical Engineering Minor, with research experience in history and science; almost perfect score on MCAT Verbal (14/15) and score R on MCAT Written
  • Languages--Spanish (fluent) with translation experience--German (comfortable)--Japanese (minimal speaking)--Danish (comprehension)--French (reading).
  • Fiction blog: 
    Samples of academic history and health writing:


  1. I have found so many things on here that brighten my day--thank you for that! :)

    1. ...or...brighten(ED) my day. Sheesh. THIS is why I am no longer working!

    2. I am happy imagining they can brighten your day in the present tense, too. = )

      Man, this was a while back, I wish blogger sent me e-mails when comments got posted! Thanks for reading!